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A key cog in the Fighting Irish lineup since his freshman year • plays the defensive midfield position • teams with Michael Thomas to produce one of the top central midfields in the country • has started all 45 matches of his career • named to the Soccer America and College Soccer News All-Freshman team • honorable mention all-BIG EAST as a freshman • has tallied three points on three assists • two-time monogram recipient • defends well and is a strong tackler • connects passes well • coaching staff sees him having a breakout junior season after suffering through some injuries as a sophomore • possesses a lot of experience from his club team along with playing for the U.S. U-17 squad.

AS A SOPHOMORE: A starter in all 21 matches • dished out two assists • assisted on Notre Dame's third goal of the game in a 4-1 triumph of Duke at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic • collected the assist on the final tally of the match in a 5-0 victory over No. 5 USF in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament • received a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Registered a solid rookie season as he started all 24 games in the central midfield • notched one point on one assist • compiled 19 shots • was named to the Soccer America and College Soccer News All- Freshman team • copped honorable mention all-BIG EAST honors • assisted on the first goal of the game (17th minute) in a 1-1 draw with Northern Illinois at the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament • earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named an NSCAA youth All- American in 2006 • played for the Arizona state ODP team at U-14 and U-15 • member of U-15 Region IV ODP team • played for Middlesbrough FC youth team in U-15 and U- 16 • selected for the adidas ESP camp in 2005 and 2006 and made the ESP all-star team in 2006 • captained his club team, 89 Sereno White • is a member of the U-17 national team and residency • born September 30, 1988 • son of Les and Patricia Armstrong • has a sister • enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a sociology major.

Armstrong's Career Statistics

Year G-S Sh G A Pts GW
2007 24-24 19 0 1 1 0
2008 21-21 15 0 2 2 0
Totals 45-45 34 0 3 3 0

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Matt Armstrong
Matt  Armstrong

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phoenix, AZ

High School:
North Canyon

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 155

Position:
Midfield

Event Calendar

Delta

August 13
8:00 PM
Omaha
Omaha, Neb. (Caniglia Field)
August 16
8:00 PM
Drake
Des Moines, Iowa (Cownie Soccer Complex)
August 21
5:00 PM
Valparaiso
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 25
7:30 PM
San Diego
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 27
2:00 PM
Cal Poly
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 2
7:00 PM
Connecticut
Storrs, Conn. (Morrone Stadium)
September 8
5:00 PM
Boston College
Newton, Mass. (Newton Soccer Field)
September 15
7:30 PM
NC State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 19
7:00 PM
Bowling Green
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 22
7:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Thompson Field)
September 26
7:00 PM
Indiana
Bloomington, Ind. (Armstrong Stadium)
September 29
7:30 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 3
7:00 PM
Northwestern
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 6
7:00 PM
Clemson
Clemson, S.C. (Historic Riggs Field)
October 10
7:00 PM
Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 13
7:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 17
7:30 PM
Akron
Akron, Ohio (FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field)
October 20
7:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 24
7:00 PM
Michigan State
East Lansing, Mich. (DeMartin Soccer Complex)
October 27
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Fetzer Field)
November 1
TBA
ACC Championship First Round
Campus sites
November 5
TBA
ACC Championship Quarterfinal
Campus sites
November 8
TBA
ACC Championship Semifinal
Campus sites
November 12
TBA
ACC Championship Final
Charleston, S.C. (MUSC Health Stadium)
November 16
TBA
NCAA Championship First Round
Campus sites
November 19
TBA
NCAA Championship Round of 32
Campus sites
November 26
TBA
NCAA Championship Round of 16
Campus sites
December 2
TBA
NCAA Championship Quarterfinal
Campus sites
December 8
TBA
NCAA College Cup Semifinal
Philadelphia, Pa. (Talen Energy Stadium)
December 10
TBA
NCAA College Cup Final
Philadelphia, Pa. (Talen Energy Stadium)

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